RURAL REFLECTIONS A harvest to remember
I am fresh from the most successful sugar beet harvest I have ever experienced. A sugar beet harvest is a start and stop affair; the harvest starts when field and weather conditions are ideal and stop... Posted on 10/12/14 at 7:58 AM
FARM BLEAT Celebrating a century
Later this month, the Daily Globe will publish a collection of stories on the newly designated Century Farms from southwest Minnesota. There are about 15 honored farms from the six counties in the new... Posted on 6/9/12 at 10:11 AM
Planting season loomed ominously for Bruce Emery this year.
He was nursing a badly injured knee and mourning his wife and reliable farm sidekick of 20 years, Tamara. For the first time in 36 years of running his family farm, he knew he wouldn’t get by on his own.
He didn’t have to.
Representatives from 19 countries toured three North Dakota farms Thursday.
The farm leaders, all associated with Communicating for Agriculture, were visiting farms that had served as hosts to foreign exchange workers to see the environment young people from their countries experience while working on an American farm. On the Roger Gussiaas farm north of Carrington they got a chance to see a modern farm operation and enjoy a country picnic.
Sens. Kent Conrad and Byron Dorgan and Rep. Earl Pomeroy, all D-N.D., announced today that North Dakota will receive $5.5 million from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Emergency Conservation Program for farmland damage caused by floods or other natural disasters from 2008 and 2009.
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